DE Hits Fiftyone, Others With E-Commerce Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 27, 2010, 2:46 PM EDT) -- DE Technologies Inc. has accused Fiftyone Inc., International Checkout Inc. and other major Internet sales platform providers of infringing a keystone patent covering international e-commerce technology.

The complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claims the defendants provide services that are protected by DE’s patent for a global Internet sales system.

The four defendants infringe U.S. Patent Number 6,460,020, titled “Universal shopping center for international operation,” according to the suit.

Fiftyone and E4X Inc. provide international sales platforms for...
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